Maritime Museum Of San Diego To Host New Education Challenge Summer 2019
Museum announces 1st Annual Oceanography Merit Badge Days
San Diego, CA (April 23, 2019) — Maritime Museum of San Diego, home to one of the world’s largest collections of historic vessels from sail to steam to submarine, will host the 1st Annual Oceanography Merit Badge Days Saturdays, July 27, August 3 and 10, 2019. The new event led by Boy Scouts of America certified instructors, invites scouts age 9-18 to enroll and earn their Oceanography Merit Badge through attendance at one of six classes held on three consecutive Saturday’s at the Maritime Museum of San Diego. Participants can choose from classes at 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. or 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Scouts must complete one class to earn their Oceanography Merit Badge.
According to Jacob Keeton, Director of Education for the Maritime Museum, “The new Oceanography Merit Badge Days program meets a growing demand for smaller groups and presents an opportunity for scouts to join with other scouts in the San Diego community while earning their Oceanography Merit Badge. The content of the program focuses on an understanding of the ocean’s influence on the earth. Lessons include an in-depth, hands-on, interactive group study of weather, soil, air and the geography of our community.” Maritime Museum of San Diego has hosted for more than 20 years highly popular year-round educational events for hundreds of educators looking for exceptional, educational and experiential programming for youth programs and students.
Tickets are $40 per participant and include general admission tickets to explore the Museum after class. Space is limited and enrollment is based on a first come, first served basis. Participants are encouraged to book in advance online.
Book now! Oceanography Merit Badge Days
Call 619.234.9153 ext. 122 for additional information.
About the Maritime Museum of San Diego
The Maritime Museum of San Diego experience includes admission to a world-class collection of historic sailing ships, steam-powered boats, and submarines, each offering entertaining and educational exhibits. The 501c3 non-profit Museum enjoys an international reputation for excellence in restoring, maintaining, and operating historic vessels including the world’s oldest active sailing ship, Star of India. Maritime Museum of San Diego is ranked as one of the nation’s top attractions offering self-guided tours, docent guided-group tours, tall ship charters, year round public events, educational programs, and a distinctive venue for corporate/private events. The Museum is open daily along Star of India Wharf at 1492 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101-3309.